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They are mostly inotropic drugs that have a direct effect on the myocardium, by increasing the systolic contraction of the heart, and thus increasing the cardiac output. Up to 40% of affected individuals have skin findings, which include nonpalpable purpura. Echocardiography may demonstrate flattening of the interventricular septum in systole, right ventricular chamber dilatation and/or free wall thickening, and right atrial enlargement. Indications include diagnostic evaluation (eg, when other diagnostic tests are insufficient to identify specific cardiac abnormalities or are unable to identify the severity of a lesion), presurgical evaluation (eg, to help diagnose constrictive pericarditis before surgery), therapeutic intervention, and clinical research.

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